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Hui called to bring light to motor neurone disease

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 4:49 pm | MND New Zealand

Every year in New Zealand, over 130 people die from motor neurone disease (MND). Also known as ALS or ‘Lou Gehrig’s disease, MND attacks the muscles that enable us to move, speak, swallow and breathe until they gradually stop working. At any ... More >>

New Zealanders are more likely to die of MND

Monday, 18 June 2018, 10:54 am | MND New Zealand

Trapped inside a body that no longer works, unable to speak, move or, eventually, breathe. People living with motor neurone disease know this is how their life will end, and it is a terrifying fate. More >>

Fundraising walks launch research initiative for MND

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 4:10 pm | MND New Zealand

The launch comes just eight months after 4000 participants in 14 fundraising walks all over New Zealand raised the funds to establish the Registry. More >>

Secrets of a spectacular bucket list

Friday, 7 April 2017, 10:05 am | MND New Zealand

Royd Tolkien, the great-grandson of JRR Tolkien, is touring New Zealand discovering what makes up a truly spectacular bucket list. More >>


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